Movies like Dark Water

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Dark Water (2005)
 5.6
 59K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. From the time she arrives, there are mysterious occurrences and there is a constant drip from the ceiling in her daughter's bedroom.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense, gloomy, serious, cult film, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, parents and children, starting over, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural, imaginary friend, elevator, drowning, teacher, water, apartment, job seeking, family relations, single parent, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, death, hospital, storytelling, school, lawyer, doll, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s, year 1974
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle, seattle washington, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Dark Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, death, brutality, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dark Water: The Ring (2002), Half Light (2006), The Ring Two (2005), 1408 (2007), The Orphanage (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 29K
Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, child custody, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, custody, losing-it hero, parents and children, family problems, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 312K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 13K
Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, lighthouse, loss of child, supernatural, uncover truth, death in the family, mentally unstable, woman in danger, death of child, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 89K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, investigation, deadly, family problems, good versus evil, small town, female reporter, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 250K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, isolation, fear, evil, trapped, survival, insanity, paranormal activity, supernatural, paranoia, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 143K
The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, serious, macabre, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, missing child, orphan, death, ghosts, supernatural, fear, paranormal activity, ghost, tragic event, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 29K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, hometown, ghost, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 22K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, nightmare, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, psychology, uncover truth, haunted by the past, spirit, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 51K
The Eye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, danger, eye, seeing dead people, ghost, blindness, death, supernatural, demon, woman in danger, fear, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, mexico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 74K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, slasher, parents and children, ghost, family in danger, family problems, siblings relations, danger, woman in danger, pretense, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 80s, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 61K
Ring (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, macabre, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, woman in danger, danger, back from the dead, dark secret, supernatural power, mysterious death, curse, journalist, scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 5K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, family problems, danger, parents and children, domestic disturbance, gory, grudge, curses spells and rituals, ex convict, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Missed Call (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
Style: mind bending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, ghost, death, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, mystery, destiny, cowardliness, delusion, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 32K
The Innkeepers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, hotel, ghost, paranormal activity, workplace, whispering, amateur detective, survival, workplace situations, escapades, partners, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, attic, black magic, paralysis, soul transference, rite, supernatural, suspicion, workplace, secret room ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Haunting (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Style: surprise ending, scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, countryside, ghost, justice, family, haunted by the past, rape, supernatural, witch, chase, death, school ...
Time: 19th century, year 2006, 1810s, 2000s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 32K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new york, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 113K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, mirror, hallucination, artifact, family relations, murder, insanity, demons, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 80K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, mysterious character, haunted by the past, small town, mystery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, single father, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 49K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, uncover truth, ghosts, danger, woman in danger, death, twins, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, haunted by the past, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 165K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, imaginary friend, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 136K
The Grudge (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, gory, murder, imaginary, ghosts, suicide, curse, vengeance, mystery, family curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Go to Sleep (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl begins seeing the ghost of her sister who died in an accident a year earlier.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, grandmother, mystery, haunted by the past, family problems, death in the family, starting over, danger, parents and children, mischievous children, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 34K
The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fog, supernatural, small town, ghost, lighthouse, danger, vengeance, leprosy, mystery, haunted by the past, prophecy, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Carnival of Souls (1962)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, female protagonist, supernatural, afterlife, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, danger, woman in danger, carnival, zombie, supernatural horror, car accident ...
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, college life, student life, danger, haunted by the past, alternate reality, car accident, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 1K
The Haunting (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesca is a pediatrician who is dedicated to both motherhood and children, married to another physician, Pedro. Following the birth of a new child, Francesca begins to suffer from postpartum depression. Following the advice of friend and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, supernatural, obsession, family relations, starting over, parents and children, confined, couple relations, hopes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, couple relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, infidelity, adultery, scientist, murder, spiritualism, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, siblings relations, haunted by the past, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%